Midleton Dair Ghaelach Grinsells Wood Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Midleton Dair Ghaelach Grinsells Wood

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  • Distiller:

    Midleton

  • Bottler:

    Midleton

  • ABV:

    58.2%

  • Age:

    15 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: This dram definitely benefits from a drop or two of water or an ice shaving to open it up to fully appreciate its nuances.
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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Whisky Monster
  • Excerpt: This was one of the best Irish whiskies and one of the best drams I have tried in 2017
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: A silky smooth mouthfeel of succulent fruits is shaken down with cocoa powder. Black currant squares up as heavy pot incarnate. Clove-spiked stewed apple weighs into a lengthy finish.
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  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: The funky wood choice here doesn't add a ton of pizzazz, but drinkers are still left with tons of flavor and an interesting finish.
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  • Intro:

    A tough one to pronounce, this very limited edition from Midleton highlights an extremely unique wood choice for maturation. Let's see how it is.

  • Nose:

    Maple, pepper, tobacco, melon and caramel.

  • Taste:

    Sweet, thin to medium mouthfeel, mild heat, vanilla, dry tobacco, cocoa.

  • Finish:

    Medium length, rich spice, clove, pepper, tobacco, brown sugar, mild cocoa and lots of toffee.

  • Overall:

    The funky wood choice here doesn't add a ton of pizzazz, but drinkers are still left with tons of flavor and an interesting finish.

  • Score:

    5

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